Docent Lecture: What's the Story? Narratives in Works from the Permanent Collection, by Jim Kohn

Thomas Hart Benton oil painting of Susanna and the Elders

Thomas Hart Benton, Susanna and the Elders, 1938. Oil and tempera on canvas mounted on wood panel. Anonymous gift, 1940.104

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Florence Gould Theater

Discover lively stories from the Old and New Testaments, classical legends, the poetry of Italy and France, and American history. Who inspired The Thinker? Where is "Carlotta Valdes" from the movie Vertigo?  It's all in this illuminating presentation of narratives seen in artworks at the Fine Arts Museums.

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